Apply for UCARE

To apply for UCARE, you must submit an online application during the open period for each UCARE term. If you intend to apply for both Summer 2020 and Academic Year 2020-2021, you will need to submit two separate applications.

January 13 - February 17: Summer 2020 Application Period (deadline extended from Feb 10)

January 13 - March 2: Academic Year 2020-2021 Application Period

Confirm Eligibility

You are eligible to apply for UNL's Undergraduate Research Program if the following statements are true for you:

1. I am currently enrolled as a full-time student in an undergraduate degree program at UNL

2. I will have completed 30 credit hours of undergraduate work by May 2020 (but not more than 120).

3. I can verify excellent undergraduate academic achievement (2.75 or higher GPA).

4. I am able to commit to 10 hours of research a week (academic year applicants) or 20 hours of research each week (summer applicants).

5. I have identified and confirmed a faculty member who is willing to serve as a faculty research advisor.

6. I have drafted my research proposal.

7. I am willing to participate in UCARE sponsored events.

Complete the online application at
Students: Select "UCARE Summer 2020" or "UCARE Academic Year 2020-21" from the drop down menu and follow these instructions for submitting your application through NuRamp. You may submit separate applications for both Summer and Academic Year funding.
Faculty: Follow these instructions for confirming your student's UCARE application. A student's application will not go to review until you approve the application through NuRamp.